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Chester G. Abbott

Chester G. Abbott, American banker. Member American (Executive Committee nat. bank div.), Maine (past president) banker associations, Chamber of Commerce (past president).

Background

  • Abbott, Chester G. was born on June 1, 1890 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Lewis H. Abbott.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Bowdoin College, 1913. Doctor of Laws, University of Maine.

    Career

    • Salesman Henley-Kimball Company, Portland, Maine, 1914-1916, state manager, 1916-1925, vice president, general manager, 1924-1929. General sales manager Hudson Motor Car Company, Detroit, 1929-1931, assistant general manager, 1931-1934, director, 1929-1935. President Transport Company, 1935-1942.

      Vice president First Portland (Maine) National Bank, 1942-1949, president from 1950, director from 1938, also chairman of the executive committee. Director Haverford Brothers Company, Oxford Paper Company, Maine Bonding and Casualty Company, Portland Stove Foundry. President board of overseers Bowdoin College.

      Past president Portland Community Chest.

    Membership

    Member American (Executive Committee nat. bank div.), Maine (past president) banker associations, Chamber of Commerce (past president).

    Connections

    • Married Olive Barnes on October 16, 1915. Children: Nancy B. (Mistress.
    • father: Lewis H. Abbott. Abbott
    • spouse: Olive Barnes on October 16
    • child: Nancy B. (Mrs Abbott
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